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Dec 8, 2013 8:30pm PST
held a tribute to nelson mandela ont this sunday. glideñr memorial church celebrad the legacy and courage of the former south african president. reverend cecil williams says although people are mourning the death of mandela they should also of courseç(z7x remember hi the incredible example he set. >> i feel inspired. i feel upbeat. i feel like the spirit is touching me in ways that i would hope it would touch me at alle1 times. to accept people. to makew3 sure that i don't do and bring justice to the lives of humanity. >> reporter: today was also an official day of prayer and reflectionq in south africa for mandela. >>> several doctors and nurses from the bay area who helpedÑp & typhoon victims in the philippines are back home tonight. one month ago typhoon haiyan hit the central philippines. family and friends greeted the medicalÑi worke÷g)ywhen they arrived home at sfo. th+! say they saw at least 200 patients a day. one nurse said she tried not to cry when she heard theirt( stories. >> they told me about how they survived. they told me about their stories aboutxd -- there's
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
>> announcer: the >>> the death of nelson >>> the death of nelson mandela. this is nbc nightly news with brian williams. we're back with more of our special coverage of the passing of nelson mandela who died today at the age of 95. as you might imagine, at this hour, reaction to his loss, is pouring in from around the world and the nation of south africa now begins a state of mourning. our south african-based correspondent is with us from outside the mandela family home in johannesburg. as we said in our first half hour, this is a nation many of whom went to bed last night who will be waking up tomorrow morning to hear this anticipated but still sad and shocking news. >> absolutely right, brian. anticipated. expected. predictable but painful nonetheless. as i look around, the crowds here have grown to maybe 400 or 500 people. mainly south africans who were born after the birth of democracy. the so-called born frees who have no memory of the darkest years of ar par tide. they are singing and celebrating his life rather than mourning his death because, of course, his death was not in
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
recall being face to face with the man who changed the world. we have a look at nelson mandela through their eyes. >> reporter: we spoke with barbara lee. she says the bay area holds a special connection for him because of the leadership and the people here who fight for human rights and against apartheid in south africa. he stood smiling in front of a crowd of about 60,000 people packed into the oakland coliseum. this was 1990, and the bay area was the last stop in the u.s. tour for north america. he once led the effo-- >> it was an amazing moment. he came to say thank you. he came to talk about freeing south africa and what he was going to do. it was quite a special moment for the bay area. >> reporter: here in oakland, a street was named after him, mandela parkway. he received the nobel peace prize. he was on a terrorist watch list since the 1970s. legislation passed into 2008. the congresswoman said his passing reaffirms the passion she has to continue fighting for what she believes is right. >> it reminds us don't get weary and tired. keep fighting for what's right. >> reporter: s
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
world. from johannesburg to the bay area, an outpouring of love and admiration for nelson mandela. live pictures from johannesburg, south africa,y it's friday morning. a new day for this proud and historic african nation. a steady stream of mourners and flowers have been singing and gathering throughout the night. good evening. thanks for joining us. it's a rare moment of worldwide unity tonight. nelson mandela has died. has rekindled the hope of a generation. cheryl hurd was here during mandela's visit in 1990. jean elle has the impact in the world of education and sports. we begin with the worldwide tribute happening as we speak. as dawn broke, the celebration in south africa continues, the nation lovingly remembering the man. president obama said mandela's journey from prisoner to president, taught him the power of hope. >> we've lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth. >> reporter: mandela was born in south africa's black elite. but he led the movement against apartheid and was thrown in jail. to
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
growing memorial outside of nelson mandela's home in johannesburg. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >>> a day after the death of nelson mandela crowds continue to gather outside his home in johannesbu johannesburg. here's a live look at the growing memorial. there was an outpouring of affection here for mandela as well. hello, steve. >> reporter: good evening. there's grieving and remembrance here in washington that echoes south african emotions. the memory of nelson mandela is burning brightly in johannesburg. south africans are beginning ten days of good-byes. americans there feel the lo
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
ron allen has more. >> reporter: the celebration of the life of nelson mandela continues now for yet another day. >> i'm very proud to be a south african. >> reporter: all this in anticipation of a huge event tomorrow, the memorial service at the main soccer stadium here. it seats 80,000 to 100,000 people. there will be world leaders from across the globe, dozens of them, including president obama, former presidents clinton, bush, and carter. for the past few days, there's been an outpouring of emotion. it's mostly been celebration also mixed with grief and mourning. but most people here are trying to focus on the positive and focus on the legacy of nelson mandela. >> i decided to come and pay respects for actually teaching me to look beyond color, to learn how to forgive. >> that is what nelson mandela was and is, actually, still. bringing people together despite their differences. >> reporter: it's a week-long series of events. the memorial service tomorrow. then his body will lie in state for a while. then the final state official funeral in his hometown in the eastern cape pr
NBC
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
to attend tuesday's public memorial for nelson mandela. how people here in the bay area are remembering the south african leader. plus amazon can deliver almost anything to your door, right? and now they want to bring you groceries but is it worth the price? a bay area musical led was honored at the white house. we'll show you what award carlos santana received this time. >>> a sfrachb church held a memorial for nelson mandela. reverend cecil williams says although people are mourning the death of mandela, they should also remember him for the incredible example he set. >> it feels like the spirit would touch me in ways i hope it would touch me at all times, to help me accept people. to bring love and bring justice to the lives of humanity. >> today was also an official day of prayer and reflection in south africa for mandela. >> several doctors and nurses in the bay area who helped the survivors of the typhoon in the philippines are back home tonight. one month ago, typhoon haiyan hit the philippines. family and friends gathered with the medical workers when they arrived ba
NBC
Dec 10, 2013 11:00am PST
office at 4:00 this afternoon. >>> the world is pausing to remember nelson mandela. 100 woshld every world leaders, including president obama, and tens of thousands of south africans gathered at a soccer stadium in johannesburg. we have now more now from the township. ♪ >> reporter: the massive memorial service for nelson monday della has come to an end. tens of thousands of people in the largest football stadium on the african continent wasn't completely filled. the rain may have kept people away. rain is thought to be a blessing, angel's weeping. there are now more celebrations continuing throughout the country. it's also a period of reflection. president obama said this is a time to think about the legacy that nelson mandela has left and to look at ourselves and see if we are living up to that legacy. >> nelson mandela reminds us that it always seems impossible until it is done. south africa shows that is true. south africa shows we can change. >> interestingly, he also admonished a number of world leaders who were there saying that many people are embracing mandela's legacy of
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
tribute to nelson mandela. he died last week at the age of 95. world leaders from nearly 100 countries are attending, including president obama who just arrived and is scheduled to speak. security willfá beçó tight at t stadium which holds 95,000 people. leaders will be behind bullet-proof glass.  presidentswo#jf bill clinton, george w. bush and jimmy carter who calls mandela one of the leading people of the century. >> i would say that mow haute má gandhiw3 and nelson mandela wou q as well mother teresa of those people that you look on with a great deal of admiration aj inspiration. >> his body will lie in state for three days beforeÑit( movin( the smallvil the small village where hexd gr up. our coverage begins at 1:00 in the morning. and today in the bay will again at 4:00 in the morning. >>> and now to the latest in the investigation of the asiana crash. hearings begin tomorrow in ok washington, d.c.çóe1 representatives from boeing will the pilots who were in thec cockpit the day the plane asiana flight crashed and killed three teens and injured nearly 200 people.c now nbcÑi
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
pay respects to a civil rights icon. how the family of nelson mandela is comforting mourners at his home. >>> and the cold snap, a warning for sierra drivers a and how long the freeze warning will last for the bay area. >>> nbc bay area news starts now. >>> good evening, i'm diane dwyer. and we start with a developing story, the 85-year-old palo alto man held in north korea is free tonight, back in the bay area. nbc's bay area kimberly terry has more on the newly released photo of him, kimberly? >> reporter: that is right, dianna, happy to be home, we want to show you the photo of merrill newman and his wife, happy at home. he says he is truly grateful for all the support he and his family have received during this ordeal. korean war veteran merrill newman arrived at san francisco international airport to a group of media. he held hands with his wife, lee, and his son, jeff, was beside him. >> good morning, i'm delighted to be home. i want to thank the swedish embassy in korea. >> reporter: he was released with humanitarian gesture, based on his age. >> it is a great homecoming, and
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
the loss of a world leader. remembering nelson mandela and locally how his work inspired a movement. >>> i'm scott budman. local job growth leading to new construction projects. we'll have that story just ahead. >>> good evening, i'm jeff ranieri. we're tracking low snow across the bay area. coming up, who has had reports of snow flurries and how low it might go in just a few minutes. >>> if you're looking for a job, hiring is up, layoffs are down. business and tech reporter scott budman is in san jose tonight to show us why that's good news for a whole lot of businesses. scott? >> reporter: yeah, it is, diane. good evening. we talk about growth in the tech sector. while that is good for those businesses, it's also good for construction business which is getting a big jolt these days after a long dry spell. business is good for zazzle. the san jose online retailer recently opened its second giant manufacturing facility here, hiring 800 new people to run it. >> we grew so much and decided to expand our footprint. >> reporter: giving the local economy a boost in the process. >> there
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
was drunk or on drugs. >> thank you. >>> now to the death of nelson mandela, a man who changed the world. many south africans are placing candles outsize his home and signs, and some dancing to celebrate the life of the man many call the father of their nation. flags are lowered at half-staff in south africa and the government is preparing funeral ceremonies that will draw dignitaries from around the globe. this morning, a state funeral will be held this sunday. >>> he lived his life thousands of miles away but mandela made quite an impact here in the bay area. it's pretty remarkable. this is video of a packed oakland coliseum during a visit by mandela in june of 1990. a crowd of 60,000 people came to see mandela in oakland. shortly after he was released from prison. he came to oakland because he found out there was a lot of support from students activist against apartheid in south africa. he also came because of the then congressman who was the first to offer resolutions in congress against apartheid. >> oakland was the symbol of the city that fought and that constantly held every
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
africa tomorrow for nelson mandela. security extra tight. crews have been working to install bulletproof gas as well as the final touches at a stadium in johannesburg. president obama will lead a handful of world leaders to pay tribute to the former south african president. one of mandela's daughters met well wishers this evening outside her father's home. she gave out candles while hugging some of the thousands who gathered there. >> i mean, like, we're obviously very sad. a small gesture to thank people for all the support, the prayers. this is a difficult time. >> after the memorial, mandela's body will lie in state for three days. his burial will take place sunday where he was born. nbc will broadcast tomorrow's memorial service live right here on nbc bay area starting at 1:00 a.m. >>> a man got an unexpected layover on his way to los angeles. we do mean layover. tom wagner boarded a united express flight at louisiana friday and expected to land in houston and board another plane to los angeles. he said he fell asleep and woke up in a dark, empty plane. finding the door locked, he us
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
. they are arriving from around the world to say good-bye to nelson mandela. nearly 100 heads of state, including four american presidents, descending on this country for a massive tribute to the man who changed the course of history. >>> also, the big story back home. a dangerous storm on the move. snow and i and rain. a nightmare on the roads and at the airport, hundreds of thousands in the dark and in the cold of. our coverage tonight of both stories. "nightly news" from south africa begins now. a >>> good evening. as we mentioned, a lot of news from back home in the u.s. tonight.
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